On August 24, 1902 in Palermo Sicily in the Caccamo province, Carlo Gambino was born, an infant boy who would rise to become head of the most powerful crime family ever known.
"And when we say go break this guy's balls . . . they're there, seven o'clock in the morning to break the guy's balls.''- Anthony "Tony Ducks" Corallo, Lucchese Crime Family Boss
Surveillance involves monitoring people, whether groups, organizations or specific individuals. Its purpose is to run, oversee, direct, manage and protect a system or people.
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) refers to a portion of the Organized Crime Control Act created in 1970 to prosecute mafia members who engage in a specified pattern of crime called “racketeering.”
Anastasia, considered to be one of the most violent of mobsters and given the name "Lord High Executioner" by his peers, managed to avoid the death sentence on several occasions, even while many of those associated with Murder Inc. met this inevitable fate.
The original "muscle arm" of the National Crime Syndicate.
A thoroughly researched book written about Alcatraz, the United States penitentiary created to house some of the most notorious criminals of the Great Depression Era.